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Pigeon Point Light Station

Address: 210 Pigeon Point Rd, Hwy 1, Pescadero, CA 94060
Phone Number: 650-879-2120
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Pescadero
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
Activities: Whale watching, Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: This historic lighthouse, named after the carrier pigeon, is more than a century old.
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Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
Activities: Whale watching, Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: This historic lighthouse, named after the carrier pigeon, is more than a century old.
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Niceville, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This section of coastline is just an amazingly beautiful place. Tips: make sure to take your time, stop your car and walk around, don't just drive through. Bring a light jacket so you can be comfortable in the coastal breeze snuggling with your lover while you take it all in. Bring some binoculars so you can get a better look... More 

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San Francisco, California
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6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Beautiful at sunrise, sunset and all times in-between. Great little beach just to the South. If the lighthouse wasn't in such disrepair, it, too, would be in comportment with the stunning beauty of the area.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is such a beautiful lighthouse. The scenery around it is magnificent! We arrived a little late but made our way through the gift shop and were treated so nice. Julie and Karen were so kind. Julie thanks for your special extra time sharing some great history to my friend and I. You were so gracious with your time. I... More 

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CA
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287 helpful votes 287 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Very nice lighthouse. The views from around this property are really nice and there is a Hostel here as well. The lighthouse is closed so you cannot go inside but they are trying to raise enough money to perhaps open it up again one day. There is a little gift shop and a wooden walkway past the gift shop out... More 

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Houston, Texas
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96 reviews 96 reviews
25 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This light house is majestic but it needs help. The lighthouse is classic in design and would be a great place to visit if you could actually climb the stairs and take a look down the coast. One of the volunteer workers told me they stopped tours in the lighthouse because large portions of the building were falling off causing... More 

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Venetia
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If your driving up Rt 1 along the coast this is a great photo opp. The shore line and the light house are a great combo here.

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Wilburton, Oklahoma
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14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Pigeon point lighthouse was the the fourth lighthouse that I saw during my trip to Southern California. And it wasn't planned. It was a decision I had made night before we went. We drove to half moon bay and drove along the coast. The scenery and the lighthouse was very beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This state operated light house operates by donation only and has a friendly staff eager to share the history for FREE! There are a few trails and you can see sea lions bathing on the rocks, there is a little gift store, a hostel (very reasonably priced) and free restrooms that could be improved upon. But all in all a... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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162 reviews 162 reviews
36 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Hadn't planned on seeing this attraction but it caught my eye as I was driving up Hwy 1 and decided to make a quick stop. Quite glad that I did because the lighthouse is a beautiful historical gem perched right on the beach and the cool foggy day make it picture perfect. There's a small gift shop and information center... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Pigeon Point Light House is a beautiful lighthouse. We were there on a glorious sunny day and the views were breathtaking. There is also a hostel here. We have been to this area several times. Some of the beaches nearby the lighthouse are "hidden" from the road. On one of our trips we saw a boat shipwrecked along the coast... More 

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